Palonegro International Airport
Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional de Palonegro (IATA: BGA, ICAO: SKBG) is located in the town of Lebrija, Santander, about 30 km west of Bucaramanga, Colombia. The airport provides the Bucaramanga Metropolitan Area and surrounding towns with access to international and domestic flights.
The airport was built over the mountains surrounding the Bucaramanga plateau. A mountain road connects the city with the airport, which is located at about 1.200 m above sea level (The city of Bucaramanga is located at 950 meters above sea level). The airport bears the name of the nearby area, “Palonegro”. This was the place of a famous battle of the Thousand Days War, which happened in the early 1900s.
The airport receives flights from major cities in Colombia as well as international flights from Panama City. The main terminal is 18 minutes from the city in the fast lane of the highway west to Giron. It is currently positioned as the eighth largest airport in Colombia, for this reason they are currently investing money in the expansion and construction of a new National boarding area.
Palonegro is now carried out between 70 and 80 daily flights scheduled airlines in five domestic destinations: ADA, Avianca, Copa Airlines Colombia, EasyFly, Aires and Satena. A few months ago began international flights Palonegro joining with the city of Panama by AeroRepublica. This position Palonegro eighth in passenger traffic in the country.
Airlines and destinations
|Copa Airlines Colombia||Bogotá, Panama City|
|EasyFly||Arauca, Barranquilla, Cartagena, Cúcuta, El Yopal, Medellín-Olaya Herrera, Santa Marta|
|LAN Colombia||Bogotá, Medellín-Olaya Herrera|
|SATENA||Arauca, Cúcuta, Medellín-Olaya Herrera, Saravena|
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